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... br> I have now weaned myself off of Snickers bars as they are now so expensive (almost €3) that that route for energy has become unsustainable.
Lastly, I cannot recommend enough the restaurant I went to in Paola. It's called Albergo Rosies and there is no menu but the food just keeps on coming! The chef is very young and specialises in Calabrian cuisine. Excellent food, excellent wine, excellent ...
... order to other towns, rather than the new areas flowing down the hill, in Matera, they climbed upwards. Over the years, Matera endured the change management sequence experienced elsewhere in Italy. However, the main attraction remained the sassi which eventually saw Matera being recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993. Many sassi are now being restored with modern essential services and re-occupied [by the young and trendy].
... and went to a restaurant and ordered fresh local fish. I ordered baked fish with potatoes, but when I ask for fish, I don't mean a whole fish! They gave me my plate, and there was a whole fish with a head, tails, eyes, fins, and everything (it was gutted thank god!)! I tried a little bit, and it was the best fish I've ever had. (I did feel a bit bad though. It's eyes were just kinda staring at me.) and then we had desert and went back to the hotel ...
... in Siderno today and I got another cheap one for myself too. Sam also bought an Italian inspired apron for Rocco and himself too. Rocco has fed the chooks and looked after the house for us while we have been away and as we are away for such a long time, this is very generous of him.
We had a late lunch at Angelina's. just Giovanna, Vincenzo, Angelina, Pepe, Sam and I. Before too long Guiseppe was up, Alessia and then Roseanna. Mauro's quickly ...
... when the speeding car come down and so the crash happened.
There are no footpaths on the roads behind the main few streets of Locri. This makes walking anywhere dangerous, so mothers drive all the children to school if they do not catch the bus. It also meant we were lucky being 10 meters away when the crash happened or we would have been injured as we would have walked in the 5 metre stretch of path that the parked car was pushed up onto! All in all, it was our lucky ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool